The Secret To Converting Paragraph Breaks Into Line Breaks And Creating Comma Separated Lists

Pretty much every arts administrator knows the pain of looking at a long list of content in a Microsoft Word document where each line is separated by a paragraph, but you need them separated by line breaks. You could go through and manually change each…and…every…one or you can use this Find and Replace trick to do the entire doc in seconds. Convert Paragraph To Line Breaks (and vice versa) Use CTRL + H to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box and in the Find whatfield enter ^p (the upward arrow character is a caret and … Read more

How To Make Concert Programs The Right Way

If you’ve been in a position of having to create a concert program, or have them emailed from colleagues and collaborators, you know there are lots of ways to deal with positioning composers and titles. In this tutorial, I’m going to talk about the right way, using the tools that are built-in for exactly this purpose, that will make your programs look great and keep them easy to maintain: tab stops. Instead of entering the perfect number of spaces and tabs between titles and composers, you only need one tab, and let … Read more

Resume Template File Types

Let Someone Else Help You Look Like A Genius

In the wake of Samantha Teter’s ArtsHacker article about what to avoid when creating your resume, it seems fitting to offer up some resources that can let even those with zero design skills put together an effective, and eye-catching, resume. CreativeMarket.com has more than 2,000 resume templates at affordable prices; anywhere from $2-$15 for single templates and $15-$50 for collections. Keep in mind, you want to make sure that any template comes in a file format you can edit; some geared expressly for use inside Adobe Creative Suite products (InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) … Read more

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